Oneida County Court House: Site of 1960 stop on JFK's campaign for the presidency
This photo was supplied by Rome Historical Society and Museum. It shows Senator Kennedy approaching the podium to make brief remarks on his 9/30/1960 stop in Rome.
This photo from the 9/30/1960 Rome Sentinel documents the presence of Nixon supporters at the rally.
Another photo published in the 9/30/1960 Rome Sentinel shows Kennedy at the podium for his brief remarks.
This portion of the 9/30/1960 Sentinel shows the coverage given to the campaign stop, which was attended by 2,000 people.
This plaque on the E. Court St. side of the building commemorates Senator Kennedy's stop in Rome, NY.
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